We have tried hard over the years to offer information while not endorsing candidates. We will stand by that policy, but several ballot measures need to to be addressed.
PROP 1 knows as the “instant (or historical) racing vote is nothing more than an attempt to garner public approval of slot machines. Slots are outlawed by the Idaho Constitution, so regardless of the vote to approve the machines, the Idaho Supreme court will ultimately have to determine whether or not the machines are slots. We suggest a “NO” vote.
ACHD VEHICLE FEE INCREASE is an unfair tax which exempts commercial vehicles in excess of 8,000 lbs while imposting a 75% fee hike on lightweight vehicles. The legislature will address the enabling legislation at the next session. Meanwhile the current fees will remain regardless of the election outcome. We suggest a “NO” vote.
PROP 2 MEDICAID EXPANSION was placed on the ballot due to a massive statewide initiative campaign. It deserves a “YES” vote.
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